Caroline Perrine. Opening a restaurant called TREE next to Yoyogi Park would have been charmingly cheesy had it not been so accurately named. The dinner must be reserved in advance, with a maximum dining party of eight. The first phase in this multi-level experience is the dullest: you must wait for your complete group to arrive at the reception bar, a simple and unassuming space on the first floor. All guests for your time slot must arrive within a minute window.
I Ate at a Virtual Reality Restaurant and ... It's the Future?
I Ate at a Virtual Reality Restaurant and It's the Future? | Food & Wine
The immersive experience takes place in a three-story building equipped with VR technology, projection mapping, lighting, music, and other artistic features on each floor. Groups are welcome but limited to eight guests at a time. Japan Trends. GO SEE. July 11, by Shaun. Comments Off on Tree by Naked fuses food with art for a new immersive restaurant experience in Tokyo.
Tree by Naked, Yoyogi Park, Shibuya
This restaurant excels in redefining fine gastronomy by adding multi layers of story telling, sensory experiences, light shows and interactive elements in an immersive environment fueled with a tasty food and drink journey in a never like before setting. Amazing curation of a nicely narrated A story infused by the essence of life and the phases we go through until we blossom. A restaurant that is conceptualized by a film maker and perfected by food artisans.
The restaurant has introduced a completely new eating experience to its Japanese and western fusion cuisine by installing projection mapping, VR, sensors, lights, smoke, scents and music. The restaurant accepts bookings only and allows 8 groups a day. Customers are led by a guide dressed in a kimono to on a journey through the life of a tree from its sprout to maturity. Each phase of the growth is represented by six different meals served to customers as well as two performances. One of the performances incorporates koudou , a traditional Japanese performance art that takes the form of an incense-smelling ceremony.